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Threat Center is McAfee’s cyberthreat information hub. From here, you can learn about top cybersecurity threats in our continuously curated Threat Landscape Dashboard, search our McAfee GTI database of known security threats, read in-depth threat research reports that detail significant attacks and how to protect against them, access a variety of free security tools, and provide threat feedback.


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Learn about today’s top cybersecurity threats. These security threats have been identified and analyzed by our threat research team as the most impactful threats today. These include threats to network security, information security, and more. Click on a specific threat to learn about how to best protect your business.


The parser in Apache Struts mishandles file upload, allowing remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands.

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A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Office software when the software fails to properly handle objects in memory.

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The ransomware uses exploits leaked by the Shadow Brokers and has infected many computers, including those in the government, telecom, and educational sectors.

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The ever-evolving ransomware targets Windows users and does not infect computers using the Russian language.

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RIG is spread via suspicious advertisements that have been inserted into legitimate websites.

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